City breaks to Poznan
Book a city break to Poznan today with Club Travel for the best deals on city breaks, flights, hotels and holidays. Poznan is definitely a great place for a city break as it is a major cultural centre in Poland as it has many museums, concert halls and theatres. Poznan proved very popular with Irish tourists during the Euro 2012 football tournament and has retained its reputation among irish tourists as a great city break destination. Book a city break to Poznan today with Club Travel for great deals.
Hotels in Poznan
Hotels in Poznan are great value for money. You can experience luxury hotels at budget prices thanks to our customers amazing special offers on flights and hotels in Poznan. We have many hotels available and can find a special place for you to stay while on your city break to Poznan. Club Travel has over thirty years’ experience of finding the perfect hotels to suit our client’s needs. Here are just two hotels from the many we have available.
Novotel Poznan Centrum a great four-star hotel in Poznans historic district close to the old square.
Sheraton Poznan a luxury five-star hotel close to the old square in Poznan, swimming pool, gym, nightclub, restaurants and many more facilities will be on site at this prestigious hotel.
Sights and things to do in Poznan
Old town square features numerous bars, cafes and a decadent twon hall. This is the heart of the city and the town hall clock gathers many people at noon.
Malta Lake is a very popular spot durint the hot summer months, it is a great place forswimming, kayaking and rowing.
National Museum in Poznan (Art museum)
Rogalin a beautiful 18th century palace
Food and drink
Polish cuisine is similar to Irish as it is based on good wholesome soups, stews and broths with meat and vegetables. Simple dishes with inexpensive ingredients are the traditional dishes of Poland. Despite the similarities in style Polish cuisine offers something a different take on seemingly familiar dishes. No trip to Poland can be called complete without sampling Polish cuisine. Here are some examples;
Pierogi, commonly translated as dumplings, are in fact closer to ravioli and come in a variety
Zurek is a very substantial soup that can qualify as a meal in itself.
Golonka, usually translated as pork knuckle, is a real feast for carnivores.
Bigos, shredded fermented cabbage with tomatoes, chunks of sausage and pork, is enriched with wine, honey, and mushrooms. Served with boiled potatoes.
Vodka is popular in Poland especially Bison Vodka which is a famous brand which has a blade of grass in the bottle, it is drunk straight or with apple juice.
Nightlife in Poznan
Most bars are in and around the old square, Brovaria is the most popular bar on the square. Ther are also nightclubs in the city and generally there is no strict closing time the bars stay open as long as they have customers.
Poznan International Airport is officially called Poznań–Ławica Henryk Wieniawski Airport and is located 5km north of Poznan city. There is no rail link however there is a bus service which runs every half hour and takes approx. 30mins to get to the city centre.
Weather in Poznan December, January and February are quite cold in Poznan and the temperature can sometimes drop to freezing. Summer is the best time to visit Poznan as temperatures suually stay in the mid-twenties.
Electricity The standard European 220Volt two-pin round pronged plugs.
Currency Poland uses the Polish Zloty.
Poznan Time is one hour ahead of Irish time. +1GMT
Visa requirements Irish Citizens travelling to Poznan do not require a visa as Poland is a member state of the E.U.